Advocate Aurora Health Care has several opportunities for Genetic Counselors within our health system.
TITLE: Genetic Counselor II and III DEPT: Maternal Fetal Diagnostics, Pediatrics and Oncology LOCATION: Oak Lawn, IL and Chicago Lakeview, IL HOURS: Days FTE: 3 Full-time opportunities available with a **sign on bonus**
Purpose: To provide genetic counseling services to patients and their families. To educate care providers, residents and medical students about clinical genetics and its utility in patient care, and work across specialties to assist with integration of genetics and genomics into patient care.
Accountabilities: Coordinate and provide genetic counseling in one or more specialty areas of Genetics (prenatal, pediatric, cancer, adult, and general) to positively impact clinical outcomes. Provide education to physicians, allied health professionals, and the community. Expand knowledge base of self and group.
Position Requirements: MS degree in Genetic Counseling from accredited program. One-year experience in similar setting. Basic familiarity with computerized programs commonly used in Genetics. Board certified by the ABGC. License in Illinois. Ability to provide own transportation to regularly scheduled off-campus clinics and occasional lectures. Attendance at occasional evening or weekend lectures or programs required.
Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016.
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